The best museums in Dordrecht in May 2023

These are the top 5 best museums in Dordrecht, the Netherlands, ranked by their rating and popularity in 2023. Click a museum for more information about the museum, including visitor information, exhibitions and reviews.

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These are the best museums in Dordrecht:

  1. Dordrechts Museum1

    Dordrechts Museum

    The Dordrecht Museum is housed in the former insane asylum. The museum, founded in 1842, is one of the oldest museums in the Netherlands. It owns a diverse collection of old, modern and contemporary art. It covers more than four hundred years of Dutch painting: works from the 16th century to contemp
  2. Van Gijn House2

    Van Gijn House

    The museum is the house of the banker and collector Simon van Gijn who lived there from 1864 until his death in 1922. Van Gijn left the house and most of his collections to the Old Dordrecht Society. His wish was for the collections to be made publicly accessible and for his home to be converted int
  3. Hof van Nederland3

    Hof van Nederland

    In Hof van Nederland you will experience how we in the Netherlands deal with our freedoms, then and now, told from different perspectives. On the basis of important historical events that are important for Dutch history and which largely took place in Dordrecht, the oldest city in Holland, you will
  4. Het Dordts Patriciërshuis4

    Het Dordts Patriciërshuis

    The Dordts Patriciërshuis is a house museum that is housed in a monumental building. It is a patrician house that still has many of its original features. The museum illustrates a household in Dordrecht in a patrician house at the end of the 18th century. The collection consists mainly of drawings a
  5. Nationaal Onderwijsmuseum5

    Nationaal Onderwijsmuseum

    The Nationaal Onderwijsmuseum is housed in the building ‘De Holland’ by architect Sybold van Ravesteyn. The museum collection consists of all the educational resources that have ever been used in schools in the Netherlands and its colonies. The collection of the museum includes school records, inkwe

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